In ‘historic’ move, Nebraska farmers return land to the Ponca tribe to block Keystone XL
In what could be a major blow to the construction of Keystone XL, a Nebraska farm couple has returned a portion of ancestral land to the Ponca Tribe. Now TransCanada will have to negotiate with a new landowner, one that has special legal status as a tribe.
11,000 Puerto Ricans are still without power
Just a reminder, as the mainstream media moves on to other things, there are still 11,000 people in Puerto Rico without power.
Parkland students join Chicagoans to march against gun violence
A veteran cartoonist is fired for making fun of Trump
Listen to children who’ve just been separated from their parents at the border
Protestors in Portland have blockaded an ICE building in protest of children being separated from their families at the border
People in Portland have blockaded an ICE building, preventing ICE employees from going home to their families. #OccupyICEPDX https://t.co/3DqvXkJZ1W
— PMbeers (@PMbeers) June 19, 2018
Poverty rampant, Puerto Rico destroyed, Single Payer “too expensive,” and Flint still doesn’t have clean water. But you can have Space Force!
Millions lack food, housing, and healthcare, but 38 Democrats just joined GOP to spend $716 billion on endless war and empire
Had the Pentagon’s budget simply remained the same as it was in 2017, Congress “could have funded public college for every student in the U.S. and had $12 billion left over.”
As Bernie Sanders stated: “We cannot spend more on our military than the next 10 nations combined while millions of Americans do not have food and housing and healthcare. It’s about time we got our national priorities right. That is why I voted against spending $716 billion on the military today.”
Unfortunately, Bernie’s vote wasn’t enough to defeat the spending proposal.
Want to fight back? Mass mobilization planned for June 30 to protest Trump’s cruel separation of families
The planned demonstration is expected to include more than 100 actions in cities and towns across the country as well as a march on Washington, D.C. Groups involved in planning the demonstrations include the ACLU, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, MoveOn, and the National Domestic Workers Alliance.
Man vs. Monsanto: First plaintiff goes to trial against Monsanto claiming RoundUp to blame for terminal cancer
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